Talented Teen, Cut From X-Factor Debut, Hit With Deportation Order

Gamu Nhengu
By GIN, New York

Oct. 19 (GIN) – Zimbabwe teen and songbird Gamu Nhengu, who gave a standout performance for the British “ X Factor” reality show, is bearing up under trying times. After getting cut by one vote by the Factor’s panel of four white judges, she is now threatened with deportation by order of the UK Border Agency.

After her recent showstopping performance on X Factor, judge Cheryl Cole gushed: “I thought you were adorable, I got you. I love your style of song and how you perform.

But I'm sorry Gamu," the judge told the 18-year Zimbabwean student who lives in Scotland before delivering the bad news.
 

“I don't think I can take you further forward. You just need to keep going and get some more experience.”

The surprising turn of events prompted an outpouring of outrage from British TV viewers on Twitter and Facebook.  An online petition quickly filled with a thousand signatures and fans say they will write to MPs and immigration officials to block the deportation.

The pop singing Gamuchirai Nhengu had been living in the UK while her mother, Nokuthula Ngazana, completed her college studies. But Ngazana's visa expired and the application to remain was rejected as they did not meet refugee status criteria. The family now must leave the UK voluntarily or be forced to leave.

A live recording of soloist Nhengu at the Praise Gathering Choir in Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall can be seen at:

Officials are understood to be speaking to Gamu and her family, who arrived in Scotland from Zimbabwe five years ago, about leaving the UK. They do not have a right to appeal and the singer cannot apply separately to remain here. 

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WHAT WILL BE WILL BE!!!

For it is by faith that, what will be will be. Do not think the life you live is an easy one for if you think so when you get hot you will fall and face DOWN and will never get up, but when consider the live hard even if you fall you will always fall face UP and by so doing you will be able to see something to hold onto and stand up.

For you MY LADY don't get hot so much though it is you right to be angry for that unsuccessful but yet incomplete journey and that is to say that, that is not the end but the beginning. With this obstacle it will make you BIOGRAPHY more interesting to read.

More for you who blame the US for your information yes i blame them for what they did to our people in those days but mind you if GOD did not sign it, it would not have taking place but in this particular case a law is a law it is meant to be obeyed and not to obey the people and these is to teach you to obey the law were ever and when ever, but if you want to disobey you have to do it to the end.

Thank you MY LADY!!!

Don't Cry.!!!

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